Social Determinants of Health
[social and physical conditions in the environment that affect health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.]
As a primary social determinant of health, having access to transportation can mean the difference between safely managing your health at home, or costly unnecessary visits to an emergency room.
Why Access to Care Matters
Nearly 48% of all Americans have at least one chronic disease, and it is estimated that number will increase to 49% by 2020, totaling to just over $6,000 per patient in health care coverage costs.
Millions of adults and children miss medical appointments each year, because they don’t have a ride.
Many medical transportation inefficiencies occur because of the lack of access to most suitable transportation options.
MedHaul offers cloud-based solutions that ease burdens of managing patient transportation.
Hospitals, patients, and medical transportation providers now have the convenience
to book medical transportation to or from various locations, while streamlining the
management of day-to-day transportation operations.
MedHaul's primary goal is to make it easier to connect healthcare and transit.
How It Works
Who can use MedHaul?
Anyone! With a basic internet connection, anyone can schedule a wheelchair, stretcher or just a regular ride to the doctor's office or hospital. We are built to serve the needs of all patients, transportation companies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities, from all communities.
Why MedHaul? Why now?
MedHaul is for healthcare by healthcare. Our focus is the patient, healthcare organization, and the community. By providing a clinical and population health-focused system to manage transportation, we help patients get the care they need. Patients get access to safe, reliable transportation, while healthcare providers save time, reduce costs, and get back to doing what they do, caring for the patient.
Founded in the heart of the Memphis Medical District, MedHaul had one goal...to meet the transportation needs of healthcare's most vulnerable communities. Equipped with years of experience in Health Informatics, Analytics, and Population Health, MedHaul uses operational and population health data to optimize the patient transportation experience. Tennessee also boasts an unparalleled number of health care company headquarters and represents management of over 50% of the country’s hospital facilities.